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Patient, Heal Thy Quantified Self

Published February 8, 2016 by SecureRF in Healthcare, Internet of Everything, News & Events, Pharmaceutical, Privacy, Security, Sensors

Smartwatches, smartglasses, smartwear are everywhere or, should we say everyware. It’s a ubicomp world where endless amounts of data based on our quantified self is attainable in real time thanks to the Internet of Things. And while knowing the number of steps we took today, can be important to a person, the leak or interruption of such information isn’t exactly life-threatening. Wearable technology in the […]


Securing the IoS – the Internet of Sensors

Published January 6, 2016 by SecureRF in Algebraic Eraser, Embedded Systems, Hacks, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things, Sensors, Wireless Sensor Networks

The Internet of Things is talking loud and clear and nearly anyone can listen. Sensors are on almost everything from cars, refrigerators and wearables, to a town’s streetlights, water supply systems and air quality tracking devices. People’s lives are made easier and more efficient with the delivery of helpful data and information in seconds. The same holds true for businesses in almost any industry. Many […]


SecureRF Discussing Security for IoT Devices at Three Events in Early October 2015

Published September 21, 2015 by SecureRF in AIM Global, Authentication, Cryptography, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things, News & Events, Security, Security Functions, Semiconductor

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a hot topic right now and one of the largest concerns is around security. SecureRF will discuss how we are securing the Internet of Things at three different types of events in early October: a semiconductor’s forum on security, a trade association summit and an academic workshop on cryptography. Mike McGregor will be attending Microsemi Security Forum 2015 on […]


SecureRF Announces Algebraic Eraser Core to provide Public Key security for IoT

Published February 10, 2015 by SecureRF in Authentication, Cryptography, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things, News & Events, Privacy, Security

We are pleased to announce our Algebraic Eraser Core which provides Public Key security for FPGAs, ASICs, and embedded devices. This ultra-fast and very low power solution addresses privacy and security needs for the Internet of Things including consumer products, medical devices, building/home automation, credentials, automotive, and mobile payments. It delivers greater than 60X performance improvement over ECC at a 128-bit security level (ECC 256). […]


#IoTChat: Internet of Things Twittersphere Chats Evolve

Published September 8, 2014 by SecureRF in Internet of Everything, Internet of Things, News & Events

In exactly 24 hours we’ll start the first #IoTChat! Aug 6, 11am PT / 2pm ET – A new discussion on #IoT! InternetofThings (@Cisco_IoT) August 5, 2014   #IoTChat is Cisco’s Internet of Things (IoT) community discussion on Twitter that takes place every Wednesday at 11am PDT / 2:00PM EST for one hour. August 6th was the first IoTChat session and was described by Cisco […]


The Growing Number of Events About the “Internet of Things”

Published August 20, 2014 by SecureRF in AIM Global, Internet of Everything, Internet of Things, News & Events, RFID

I commented in a blog post last spring that You know when you start seeing a lot of new conferences and forums around a particular technology that it is getting to be a hot topic. Then it was in reference to the number of Supply Chain Assurance events, especially around counterfeit electronics. Now I am seeing much more buzz around events related to the Internet […]


Security is an Issue for All Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2014 Identified by Gartner.

Published October 30, 2013 by SecureRF in Internet of Everything, News & Events, Privacy, RFID, Security, Sensors

Analysts at Gartner, Inc. recently highlighted the top ten technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2014. As I was reading the list it struck me that there are security issues surrounding all ten of these trends yet Gartner referenced security for only one of them. Similarly, privacy is an issue surrounding most of these trends, yet Gartner only mentions privacy […]


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